Assistant Director Culture and Community

Medway Council


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration


  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    14 August 2020

  • Client

    Medway Council

Ref: GSe63374

Is your passion culture and heritage, do you aspire to shape a great future for a vibrant community?

If so, apply for this exciting role to lead on Medway’s Cultural offer, including Medway’s Bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2025, deliver our Local Plan, support our residents with high quality housing provision, promote increased engagement in sports and leisure, and galvanise our outstanding tourism and heritage assets across Medway.

You will report to the Director of Place and Deputy Chief Executive, ensuring there is a clear strategic vision for the services across your division. You will enthuse and inspire your teams to deliver outstanding services for the communities we serve.

Your role will also entail leading on the skills agenda for Medway, securing high quality/ high GVA employment opportunities for the benefit of local residents and students.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, can-do person to join the Regeneration, Culture and Environment Directorate at Medway, who brings experience, energy and ideas to support Medway’s great future, with a track record of delivery. You will deliver against our aim for Medway to be a great place to live, work, learn and visit.

We are ambitious for the people and place of Medway and the Director of Place and Deputy Chief Executive is keen to share our story with you.

For more information, please contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson:  Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068).

Closing date14th August 2020
Final panel1st October
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Rachel Cox: 0113 205 6068